Police have have allegedly found drugs, weapons and a motorcycle allegedly stolen in a break-in at Merewether last month during a raid on the Central Coast that resulted in a former outlaw motorcycle gang member and an associate being charged.
Strike Force Raptor – the state’s anti outlaw bikie gang squad – and officers from the Public Order and Riot Squad searched the home in Emu Drive, San Remo, on Wednesday morning.
Investigators seized three replica guns, an extendible baton, a small amount of Diazepam, cannabis and ice as well as a Yamaha motorcycle believed to have been stolen from a Merewether property in December.
Police also allegedly found a fourth replica firearm inside a vehicle, along with a red and blue dashboard-mounted light and handcuffs.
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Two men, a 50-year-old and a 37-year-old, were arrested and taken to Wyong police station where they were charged.
Police said the older man was a former high-ranking member of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang.
He was charged with two counts of possessing an unauthorised pistol, possessing an unauthorised firearm and two counts of possessing a prohibited weapon.
The 37-year-old was charged with driving a stolen vehicle, driving while disqualified and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug and possessing a prohibited weapon.
Both men were refused bail and will appear before Wyong Local Court today.
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